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In East Portland, the average tree count and average nearby tree canopy adds roughly $8,870 to the value of the average home.

G.H. Donovan and D.T. Butry, "Trees in the city: Valuing street trees in Portland, Oregon." Landscape and Urban Planning


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The City profits from these trees too. Stree trees increase property tax revenues in east-side Portland by $12.6 million annually. And now, eight years after the study was published, the returns to the City are likely to be even greater.

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